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On the meaning of alarm calls: functional reference in an avian vocal system
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We demonstrate that chicken alarm calls are functionally referential, encoding sufficient information about the circumstances of production for conspecifics to respond appropriately, even in the absence of contextual cues potentially provided by the non-vocal behaviour of the sender. Expand
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The Effects of Educational Change on Morale, Job Satisfaction and Motivation
In the UK the morale of schoolteachers and academicsis the subject of concern, and negative job-relatedattitudes amongst these two groups of educationprofessionals is attributed, in the main, toExpand
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Chicken food calls are functionally referential
Male chickens, Gallus gallus domesticus, usually produce characteristic 'food' calls upon discovering edible objects, and are more likely to do so in the presence of a hen. Food calling is thusExpand
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Locked Up, Then Locked Out
SUMMARY Women prisoners face tremendous psychological, emotional, and physical hardships inside prison. These include isolation, separation from their families and children, lack of medical care andExpand
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Re-shaping the EHEA after the demise of neoliberalism: A UK-informed perspective
Since around the turn of the millennium, the European university has been re-furbished in the neoliberal style—the consequences of which to the lives of academics and students have been documentedExpand
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Portfolio: A Tool for Self-Directed Learning at Work.
The Portfolio Project was conducted to promote lifelong, self-directed learning in the workplace. The project, which offered courses on basic skills, supervisory communications, and English as aExpand
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Professionalism and professional development: what these research fields look like today – and what tomorrow should bring
In this article an experienced academic presents a brief summary of key areas of research and scholarship that reflect her interests and expertise. With a focus both on recent developments in theExpand
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